Is Breast Augmentation Painful?

Breast augmentation is neither more nor less painful than other surgical procedures. To learn what you can realistically expect, call Naples plastic surgeon Dr. Peña at (239) 348-7362Breast augmentation is a surgical procedure and, as such, may involve some postoperative discomfort. However, under the careful and experienced hand of Naples plastic surgeon Dr. Manuel Peña, your breast augmentation procedure will be crafted to minimize discomfort while optimizing results.

Dr. Peña offers a range of breast augmentation options – each playing a role in recovery time and comfort. Options including breast implant incision location and the placement of your breast implants can impact comfort, though steps are taken – including prescription medications when necessary – to help ensure you are comfortable and able to relax during the recovery period. While intensity and duration of discomfort can vary, most women are able to discontinue more powerful analgesics within seven to ten days.

Extreme pain is unusual and indicative of a problem. If you are experiencing extreme or prolonged discomfort, it is a good idea to call our Naples, FL plastic surgery office at 239-348-7362 to discuss the issue with Dr. Peña. If a problem such as capsular contracture has occurred, steps can be taken to address the issue and restore comfort.

While it is unrealistic to expect a surgical procedure to be pain-free, modern medicine and advanced techniques helpreduce postoperative breast augmentation discomfort. Once recovery is complete, pain is highly unusual and likely points to an underlying problem. During your initial consultation, Dr. Peña can discuss this in greater detail and address any other breast augmentation questions you may have to ensure you are fully prepared for this procedure.

To schedule your breast augmentation consultation at our Naples, FL office, please contact Peña Plastic Surgery today. We welcome breast augmentation patients from Ft. Myers, Estero, and all surrounding areas of Florida.